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Winterville Mounds Park and Museum - Special Events Volunteer

Hosted by: Mississippi Department Of Archives And History

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Elizabeth Coleman
ecoleman@mdah.state.ms.us
(601) 576-6985

About Winterville Mounds Park and Museum - Special Events Volunteer

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his volunteer will assist the Winterville Mounds Park and Museum (WM) staff with events such as Native American Days, dedications, announcements, ceremonies, workshops, lectures, seminars, celebrations, festivals, and any other programs sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

Responsibilities:
Assist WM staff to prepare for an event by decorating, setting up chairs, and various other tasks
Assist with crowd control, greeting, handing out materials, answering questions, serving refreshments, receptions, staffing booths at events

Qualifications:
Ability to work well with large groups of people of all ages
Pleasant disposition
Good judgment when working with visitors
Ability to perform well under time constraints and physical demands
Ability to lift objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

Requirements:
Successfully complete training
Knowledge of WM policies and procedures
Dependability

Time Commitment:
Twenty (20) hours of volunteer service per year at WM are required to remain on the active volunteer list
Opportunities for participation in evening and weekend programs

Benefits:
The satisfaction of volunteering for the second-oldest state archives and history in the United States
Continuing education
Documented volunteer service for work or school credit
A 15% discount at Mississippi History Store locations
All training and training-related materials provided by WM
Volunteer appreciation activities provided by WM and MDAH

Reports to:
Winterville Mounds Park and Museum Director

Application Process

To access the volunteer application, please follow the link below:
http://mdah.state.ms.us/new/interact/get-involved/volunteer-at-mdah/


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